Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes


Tips for tea

By RIVERS, Miss Mabel Irwin

subjects: meals, tea,

  • 1. Tips for tea | by | Mabel I. Rivers | Staff Teacher at the National Training School of Cookery, | Buckingham Palace Road, London, S.W. | 1/- net.
    London: Secretarial Bureau; 1907
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-viii, [1] 2-75 [76], [i-iii] ads   1s   Orange cloth
    GB:   *LB  

    There are twelve chapters: "Bread, plain and fancy", "Scones", "Buns", "Biscuits", "Cakes, un-iced", "Cakes, iced", "Small cakes, un-iced", "Small cakes, iced", "Fillings for layer cakes", "Icings", "Sandwiches" and "Miscellaneous". The recipes are unnumbered.
    The fourth edition contains a preface to the first edition which is dated 1906, probably incorrectly. I have found no earlier edition than that described here which bears the date 1907 on the title-page and which has an undated preface.

  • 2. — [Another edition, second, 1909]

    The fourth edition contains a preface to the second edition dated 1909.

  • 3. — Tips for tea | by | Mabel I. Rivers | late Head Teacher at the National Training School | of Cookery, Buckingham Palace Road, London, S.W. | Third edition, enlarged and revised. | 1/- net.
    London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co Ltd, and The Secretarial Bureau; 1915
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-x], [1] 2-77, [i-v] ads   1s   Red cloth
    GB:   *Priv coll   LB  
    US:   DLC  

    There are 192 numbered recipes.

  • 4. — Tips for tea | by | Mabel I. Rivers | late Head Teacher at the National Training School | of Cookery, Buckingham Palace Road, London, S.W. | Fourth edition, enlarged and revised. | 1/3 net.
    London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co Ltd, and The Secretarial Bureau; 1922
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-viii], [1-2] 3-90, [i] publ ad   1s 3d   Red paper
    GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

    This edition has 200 numbered recipes.

  • 5. — Tips for tea | by | Mabel I. Rivers | late Head Teacher at the National Training School | of Cookery, Buckingham Palace Road, London, S.W. | Fifth edition, enlarged and revised. | 1/3 net.
    London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co Ltd, and The Secretarial Bureau; 1924
    18.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vi], [1-2] 3-86   1s 3d   Red paper
    GB:   *OPo(F)  

  • 6. — Tips for tea | by | Mabel I. Rivers | late Head Teacher at the National Training School | of Cookery, Buckingham Palace Road, London, S.W. | Sixth edition, enlarged and revised | 1/3 net
    London: Simpkin, Marshall Ltd; 1930
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-vi], [1-2] 3-86   1s 3d   Red paper
    GB:   *Priv coll  

    There are now 201 numbered recipes.

  • 7. — Tips for tea | by | Mabel I. Rivers | late Head Teacher at the National Training | School of Cookery, Buckingham Palace Road, | London, S.W. | Seventh edition | enlarged and revised | 1/3 net
    London: Simpkin Marshall Ltd; 1936
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [iii] iv-viii, [1-2] 3-86   1s 3d   Red paper
    GB:   *OPo(F)  
    US:   CU-A